Things To Do Nestled in the majestic Canadian Rockies in the heart of Canada’s oldest and most famous national park, Sunshine Village Ski Resort features a breathtaking car-free environment with picture perfect views. Three sprawling mountains offer over 3,300 acres of skiable terrain, with the resort’s unique location offering an abundance of champagne powder runs on Canada’s Best Snow. In addition to world class skiing in Banff National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage site, Sunshine features a variety of dining, shopping and après options for visitors both on and off the slopes. Dining From quaint coffee shops and bustling après ski fireplaces, to upscale dining venues drenched in authentic mountain lodge charm, the resort features a wide range of culinary options from morning to night. Indulge in a tapas-style sampling of delectable treats while indulging in an aperitif in front of an inviting, crackling fireplace in the Chimney Corner Lounge or experience upscale dining in an authentic, mountain setting at the Eagle’s Nest Restaurant, where features include exclusive wine pairing menus crafted with gourmet Canadian fare. The resort’s intimate Java Lift Café provides a speciality coffee and crepe indulgence throughout the day, while the historic Mad Trapper’s Saloon offers up a historic and authentic old-lodge experience. In the spring months, as the temperatures climb and the days become longer, the resort features Canada’s only Veuve Clicquot Champagne and Oyster Snow Bar, where guests can indulge in an outdoor patio beside the Sunshine Mountain Lodge. Shopping Shop in style at the resort’s new and intimate retail concept located in the Sunshine Mountain Lodge. With exclusive product lines including Dale of Norway, Bogner Fire + Ice, and Skea, skiers can hit the slopes in sophisticated ski couture. Or, browse through the latest ski fashions and accessories with retail concepts throughout the resort including a new venue in the second level of Creekside Lodge. Featured brands include Burton, North Face, Salomon, Oakley, Smith and Scott, as well as Sunshine’s own gear, ensuring the entire family is outfitted with the latest styles for their ski vacation. On mountain accommodation Boasting Banff’s only ski-in, ski-out accommodation, guests of the Sunshine Mountain Lodge can experience slopeside elegance in the heart of Banff National Park. Guests of the eco-luxurious Sunshine Mountain Lodge can take part in après ski activities which include a soak in the inviting, outdoor hot tub, restorative yoga classes or indulging in professional spa treatments including aromatherapy, deep tissue and relaxation massage. Activities New to Sunshine? Or interested in familiarizing yourself with the resort’s abundant terrain? Take a tour with a Sunshine SnowHost, who can offer up insider’s tips to make the most of your time on the slopes. New this season, the resort unveiled the latest Canadian Signature Experience with its Historical Snowshoe and Fondue Tour. Trek through untouched powder into Sunshine Meadows, where breathtaking sitelines free of civilization awaits. The resort also features gondola only passes for visitors who may not want to ski, but would like to experience the beauty of rugged Rocky Mountain vistas and breathtaking panoramic views. Events With the holiday season upon us, guests of the resort can experience the resort’s Christmas and New Year’s Eve torchlight parades. And for the kid in all of us, Santa will be taking pictures with Sunshine guests throughout the holiday season. The Town of Banff Just 15 minutes’ drive from Sunshine on the Trans Canada Highway lies the picturesque mountain town of Banff. With dozens of world class dining and shopping venues at your fingertips, in addition to historic castle stays at the Fairmont Banff Springs, the town offers visitors friendly Canadian hospitality in the heart of Banff National Park.